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Arts After School: At ChiArts, arts after school, before school, during school…

In our final profile of this series, WFMT producer David Polk visits the first Chicago Public High School for the Arts, or ChiArts, where students live and breathe the arts more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] For this last week of our Arts After School series, WFMT producer Noel Morris visited the Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, whose youth program more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: About Face Youth Program

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] For this final week of our Arts After School series, WFMT’s program director spoke with some people at the youth program of About more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: Joffrey Ballet students learn Giselle (and Sister Sledge)

This week’s final Arts After School explores some of the city’s dance programs, and WFMT producer David Polk visited an after school program offered by the Joffrey Ballet.  He learned more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School Full Program #3: Media

The third of our four-part series on arts education aired this week, and you can listen to it in its entirety above.  This week, our focus was on some of more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: At Urban Gateways, “Girls Got Game”

This week’s Arts After School explores some of the city’s media programs, including WFMT producer Matt DeStefano’s profile of the Girls Got Game program at Urban Gateways, a program teaching more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: Facets Multimedia Exposes Kids to New Film Genres (and subtitles!)

This week’s Arts After School explores some of the city’s media programs, including WFMT producer Noel Morris’s profile of Facets Multimedia, where students screen films from around the world (subtitles more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: The Budding Filmmakers of Street Level Youth Media

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] This week’s Arts After School explores some of the city’s media programs, including WFMT producer David Polk’s profile of Street Level Youth Media, more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School Full Program #2: Theater

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The second of our four-part series on arts education aired this week, and you can listen to it in its entirety above. We more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.

Arts After School: Albany Park Theater Project

This week’s Arts After School explores some of the city’s theater programs, including WFMT producer David Polk’s profile of the Albany Park Theater Project, which creates original plays based on more…

About David Polk

Producer and host of Introductions on 98.7WFMT, David Polk also reports on other youth-oriented events locally and around the world.